Ruth Dyer started life as a MacGuffin, then became my favourite character. Here’s why.
Thicker Than Water and its sequels take place six years after devastating floods have ravaged England and ruined the country’s infrastructure. The characters in the books are self-sufficient. In the village, they have goats for milk, allotments for vegetables, and a smoke house for fish. They bake their own bread and raise animals for meat. […]